Little Ferry, NJ-A New Jersey mother is charged for stabbing and killing her child.
Hiralbahen Bhavsar, 29, was charged with stabbing and killing her child at her apartment on Liberty Street in Little Ferry on Thursday night.
The child was just five days old.
Bhavsar was charged with first-degree murder and third-degree weapons offense.
Prosecutors say Bhavsar called 911 about 8:30 p.m. to report a medical emergency.
Police say several family members were in the apartment when they arrived and “Bhavsar emerged from a locked bedroom and confronted the officers.”
Police said they found the baby's lifeless body with several stab wounds.
Bhavsar had posted a profile picture of herself and her husband and their newborn on her Facebook page earlier this week.